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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1227 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

SCZ050-200900-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
1227 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      52          69          54          74          58
TEMP                   60 55 53 59 66 67 61 58 57 56 56 64 72 72 61 58 58 59 59
DEWPT                  52 49 47 48 48 49 49 51 52 54 55 59 60 60 59 58 58 58 58
RH                     75 80 80 67 52 52 65 77 83 93 96 84 66 66 93100100 96 96
WIND DIR               NW  N NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW  S
WIND SPD                4  3  3  5  5  6  5  4  2  3  3  5 10  8  4  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 CL FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          40          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.04        0.06           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         C  C  S  S  S        S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                         C


DATE           01/21  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          72      58    71      54    66      46    64      46    69
TEMP          71 62   59 59 70 61   58 55 64 58   50 47 62 54   48 47 66 58
DEWPT         63 62   58 58 63 61   57 55 52 50   46 44 46 47   45 44 47 52
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S      SW    SW       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         60      60    60      80    50      20     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  L  L  L    D  D  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
GAZ118-200900-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
1227 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      55          73          57          76          60
TEMP                   61 58 56 63 70 71 64 61 60 59 58 65 74 75 66 62 62 61 60
DEWPT                  57 55 53 54 54 55 55 55 56 56 57 60 61 61 61 61 60 59 59
RH                     87 90 90 72 57 57 73 81 87 90 96 84 64 62 84 97 93 93 96
WIND DIR                W NW NW  N NE  E  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                5  4  3  3  4  5  5  4  3  4  4  6 10  8  4  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS                 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      S  C  C  S  C  C  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                         C
OBVIS                        PF


DATE           01/21  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          74      59    73      53    66      46    66      46    71
TEMP          73 64   61 59 72 64   59 53 65 57   50 46 63 55   49 46 67 59
DEWPT         65 62   59 58 64 62   55 53 51 49   45 43 48 48   45 44 48 53
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SW     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         60      60    60      80    50      20     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  L  L  L    D  D  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ050-200900-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
1227 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      54          67          55          72          58
TEMP                   62 56 54 59 65 65 60 58 57 56 57 63 70 70 61 59 59 59 59
DEWPT                  53 50 49 49 49 50 51 53 54 55 56 60 61 61 60 59 59 59 59
RH                     72 80 83 69 56 58 72 83 90 96 96 90 73 73 97100100100100
WIND DIR               NW  N  N NE  E  E  E  E  E  S  S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW
WIND SPD                6  5  5  6  8  8  6  5  2  3  3  5 10  9  5  4  4  4  3
CLOUDS                 CL FW SC SC B1 SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                      0           0          30          30          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.03        0.02           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         S  C  S              S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                         C


DATE           01/21  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          70      60    70      56    65      48    63      48    67
TEMP          69 62   60 60 69 61   58 56 63 57   51 48 61 54   50 49 65 58
DEWPT         63 62   59 59 64 61   57 56 53 50   47 44 47 48   46 45 48 53
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S      SW    SW       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      BZ    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         60      60    60      80    50      20     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  L  L  L    D  D  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ048-200900-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
1227 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      54          70          55          74          59
TEMP                   59 57 55 61 67 68 62 59 58 57 58 65 73 73 62 59 60 60 60
DEWPT                  56 53 51 51 51 53 53 54 54 55 56 59 60 60 60 59 59 59 58
RH                     90 86 86 70 56 59 72 83 86 93 93 81 64 64 93100 96 96 93
WIND DIR                W NW  N NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW  S  S
WIND SPD                4  4  3  4  4  6  4  3  3  4  4  6  9  6  4  4  4  3  3
CLOUDS                 SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                      0           5          40          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.06        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                                         C
OBVIS                        PF


DATE           01/21  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          72      58    72      53    66      46    64      46    69
TEMP          71 61   59 60 71 59   59 54 63 57   50 46 62 54   50 48 67 59
DEWPT         63 61   59 58 63 59   56 54 51 49   46 43 46 47   45 44 48 53
PWIND DIR         S       S     S      SW     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV B2 B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         60      60    60      80    50      20     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS     C  L    C  L  L  L    D  D  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
SCZ043-200900-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
1227 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      52          70          54          74          58
TEMP                   60 55 53 60 68 69 62 59 57 56 55 63 72 73 62 58 58 58 58
DEWPT                  53 49 47 48 47 49 51 52 52 54 55 59 59 60 60 58 58 58 58
RH                     78 80 80 64 47 49 67 78 83 93100 87 64 64 93100100100100
WIND DIR               NW  N NE NE NE  E SE  E SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                4  3  3  4  3  3  4  3  3  3  3  5  9  6  3  3  3  3  3
CLOUDS                 FW FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                      0           5          50          40          20
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.07        0.04           0
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                         C  C  C  C  C        S  S  L
TSTMS                                                                         C


DATE           01/21  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          73      59    72      54    66      46    65      45    71
TEMP          71 66   59 60 71 62   57 55 63 58   50 46 62 54   48 46 68 61
DEWPT         63 62   58 58 62 62   56 55 51 50   46 43 45 48   46 44 48 53
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S      SW    SW       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    GN      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV B2 B2   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         60      60    60      80    50      20     5       0     0
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    C  L  L  L    D  D  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$
GAZ099-200900-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
1227 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

DATE           01/18/17      THU 01/19/17            FRI 01/20/17            SAT
EST 3HRLY     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      55          73          57          75          60
TEMP                   61 57 55 63 70 71 65 62 60 59 58 65 72 75 67 62 60 60 60
DEWPT                  57 54 52 54 55 56 56 56 57 57 57 61 61 61 61 61 60 60 60
RH                     87 90 90 72 59 59 73 81 90 93 96 87 68 62 81 97100100100
WIND DIR                W NW  N NE NW SE  E SE  S  S  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S
WIND SPD                4  3  2  2  2  3  3  5  6  5  5  8 11  9  3  3  4  3  4
CLOUDS                 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV
POP 12HR                      0          10          40          40          30
QPF 12HR                      0           0        0.14        0.06        0.12
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS                                      C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  L
TSTMS                                                                         C
OBVIS                        PF


DATE           01/21  SUN 01/22/17  MON 01/23/17  TUE 01/24/17  WED 01/25/17
EST 6HRLY     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19
UTC 6HRLY     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MAX/MIN          74      59    74      52    64      46    65      45    72
TEMP          73 68   61 61 73 67   60 53 62 54   49 46 62 54   47 46 67 59
DEWPT         65 64   60 59 64 63   53 53 50 48   46 44 48 49   45 43 48 54
PWIND DIR        SW       S     S      SW     W       W     W       W    SW
WIND CHAR        LT      LT    GN      GN    BZ      GN    GN      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    OV OV   OV OV B2 OV   OV OV B2 B1   B1 SC SC FW   FW FW FW FW
POP 12HR         70      70    70      80    50      20     5       0     5
RAIN SHWRS     L  L    L  L  L  L    D  D  C  C    S  S
TSTMS          C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  S  S

$$

PRODUCT KEY...

--- CLOUD COVER ---
CODE   PERCENTAGE            SKY COVER DAY/NIGHT
 CL    0 TO <=5 PERCENT      SUNNY/CLEAR
 FW    >5 TO <=25 PERCENT    SUNNY/MOSTLY CLEAR
 SC    >25 TO <=50 PERCENT   PARTLY CLOUDY
 B1    >50 TO <=69 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 B2    >69 TO <=87 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 OV    >87 TO 100 PERCENT    CLOUDY

--- OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY ---    --- WEATHER COVERAGE ---
CODE   TYPE                           CODE   QUALIFYING TERM
 F     FOG                             S     SLIGHT
 PF    PATCHY FOG                      C     CHANCE
 F+    DENSE FOG                       L     LIKELY
 PF+   PATCHY DENSE FOG                O     OCCASIONAL
 H     HAZE                            D     DEFINITE
 BS    BLOWING SNOW
 K     SMOKE
 BD    BLOWING DUST
 AF    VOLCANIC ASHFALL

--- EXTENDED WIND FORECAST CHARACTER ---
                           12-HR MAX SUSTAINED
CODE   WIND CHARACTER          WIND SPEED
 LT    LIGHT                   < 8 MPH
 GN    GENTLE                  8-14 MPH
 BZ    BREEZY                  15-22 MPH
 WY    WINDY                   23-30 MPH
 VW    VERY WINDY              31-39 MPH
 SD    STRONG/DAMAGING         >=40 MPH

$$




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